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: f.b.i. on the ground in libya hunting those that rioted in been gadz zi. they are stepping up drone flights and sending intelligence agents to search for those suspected of killing ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. u.s. officials say they have found no evidence pointing to a particular group or indicating the attack was planned. >>> as investigators try to close on in the killers in libya no questions are being raised at home. the white house claiming that there was no actionable intelligence, those are their words, pointing to an attack on the consulate but members of the congress saying there were multiple attacks on diplomatic attacks in benghazi and the consulate was a clear target. molly henneberg has more details from the white house. >> molly: there was an ide attack on that same consulate in benghazi in june. then the red cross in benghazi came under attack in august. they insist the 9/11 was in response to a privately made video posted on youtube in june that though found offensive. here is what part of the president said about it. >> there is no rel
units of marines fan out to these countries, fbi agents are being sent to libya to investigate the murder of the american ambassador there and three other americans were killed. the fbi. we think of the fbi as a domestic agency, it's the fbi that's part of the u.s. government that has the authority to investigate deaths of americans in all other parts of the world. fbi did it in the embassy bombings in kenya, in tanzania in 1998, and the "uss cole" bombing in 2000 and mumbai bombings in india in 2008 and now the fbi is investigating in libya or at least we're told they are on their way. the fbi being dispatched to libya is yet another reminder what happened in libya appears to be a different kettle of fish than what is happening at all the other embassies and u.s. sites around the world today. the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador in libya appears to have been a coordinated, military-style assault by well-armed men who arrived at the scene quite separately from any civilian protest. given the militant groups known to operate in the area of benghazi and the types of attacks
interests there. >> and the fbi or teams of fbi agents were expected to arrive in libya today. what's the latest on that scheduled trip? >> we're hearing from u.s. officials, fredricka, is that that trip by the fbi team has been delayed. they have postponed it because of the security situation here in libya and the region. they decided that it was not the right time to send anyone in. in their words, they do not want to put more people in harm's way. what they are doing, we understand, is that they are questioning people. they are getting witness testimony from people outside the country, including people who have been evacuated. in the meantime, the libyan authorities say their investigation is going really well. they say that they're making great progress so far. >> thanks so much for that update. >>> on to afghanistan now. two u.s. marines are dead after insurgents attacked a joint base in hellmann province. 20 armed terrorists infiltrated the military complex. officials say coalition troops killed all but one of the known insurgents. the survivor is in isap custody. the men who
. >>> the american civil liberties union says fbi agents were keeping watch last year on occupy protesters in oak land. the aclu says government records show fbi officials met on how to deal with a possible airport demonstration and other occupy activities. the aclu also says the government should not be spying on people who are exercising their constitutional rights. >> they are refusing to hand over documents sighting national security. so all of a sudden, political protest is a threat to our nation's security. >> in new york today, twitter handed over about three months worth of tweets from an occupy protester. >>> firefighters had their hands full this afternoon fighting a fire near the world famous getty's center. five helicopters were called in to make water drops. firefighters provided protection for a large number, for a number of large homes in the area. the getty's center is about a mile away. the museum was closed as a precaution. firefighters managed to prevent any damage. it was hot in southern california today, downtown los angeles hit 100 degrees. >>> there's more evidence tonight
with prostitution. the deterrent that arrives in the mail. >>> the american civil liberties union says fbi agents were keeping watch last year on occupy protesters in oak land. the aclu says government records show fbi officials met on how to deal with a possible airport demonstration and other occupy activities. the aclu also says the government should not be spying on people who are exercising their constitutional rights. >> they are refusing to hand over documents sighting national security. so all of a sudden, political protest is a threat to our nation's security. >> in new york today, twitter handed over about three months worth of tweets from an occupy protester. >>> firefighters had their hands full this afternoon fighting a fire near the world famous getty's center. five helicopters were called in to make water drops. firefighters provided protection for a large number, for a number of large homes in the area. the getty's center is about a mile away. the museum was closed as a precaution. firefighters managed to prevent any damage. it was hot in southern california today, downtown los an
is on for those responsible for the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. the f.b.i. investigation team landed in libya there to help. it's the bottom of the hour and peter doocy is standing by with more on that and some of today's other top stories. >> the investigation is complex. spies and drones are heading to libya to beef up intelligence gathering. they'll help search for suspected al-qaeda sympathizers who killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. but even as the investigation ramps up, u.s. officials say there is no evidence pointing conclusively to any particular group. pope benedict is appealing for religious freedom in the middle east. on the second day of his visit to lebanon, the pope said religious freedom is fundamental for stability. he held up lebanon as an example of co-existence between christians and preliminaries. >>> wisconsin governor scott walker is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling yesterday that struck down nearly all of the state laws he's championed. the judge said the law that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most publ
's cancer researchers, 8% cuts for air traffic controllers, border security and even the fbi. if lawmakers can't reach a compromise, they'll all take effect january 3rd. the white house says half the cuts will come from domestic programs and half from defense spending. the ranking member of the house budget committee congressman chris van hollen of maryland says there's a lot at stake. >> it would be devastating to the economy and hurt very important investments like the national institutes of health and the research going on there, air traffic controllers. all the ongoing functions of government would see a buzzsaw cut. >> reporter: the sequester cuts were triggered after the supercommittee failed to reach a budget deal. they'll take effect january 3rd unless congress enacts legislation to replace them. >> you have to raise taxes and cut spending. >> the two sides seem miles apart. no one expects a deal to go through before the election. >> so our view is we have should follow the approach that bipartisan groups have recommended, which is a mix of cuts, but also eliminating some of these
an fbi investigation team that is trying to track al-qaeda sympathizers who are thought to have turned the benghazi demonstration into a violent one. intelligence officials are also reviewing telephone records and computer traffic. libyan law enforcement agencies say some arrests have already been made. >>> this morning, we are also getting a look at the ruins of the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, where ambassador chris stevens and the three other americans were killed. coming up at 7:15, how a note found in the debris is shedding light on stevens' mission in libya. >>> in overnight news, san francisco police are investigating a homicide. it happened in the bayview district early this morning. police say they responded to a report of shooting just after 1:30 at osceola lane and lasalle avenue. police haven't released details on the victim or suspects. >>> highway 1 in san mateo county is back open this morning after a fatal crash there shut down part of that roadway for several hours. that crash was reported just before 101:30 last night. so far, no word on the cause. >>> today, pa
with explosives but his connections were actually undercover fbi agents. the 30 years was the maximum sentence under his plea deal. >>> one of the oldest cold case murders in the u.s. to go to trial is now closed. a judge found a former washington state police officer guilty of killing a 7-year-old girl 55 years ago. jack mccullough told police he took a train to chicago for a medical exam but one of his former girlfriends contacted police four years ago and says she found the train ticket unused and it was dated the day the girl was kidnapped. he is set to be sentenced in november. the "today" show is coming up next. let's find out what they're working on. >> lester holt joins us live from new york. good morning, lester. >> good morning. coming up on a saturday morning on "today" a man linked to the controversial anti-islam filmta overnight as the four men killed in the libyan embassy attack are brought home and honored as heroes and protests continue overseas. we'll have complete coverage of it all. >>> also ahead, britain's royal family is said to be furious over topless photos of kate midd
with explosives but his al qaeda connections were actually undercover fbi agents. 30 years was the maximum sentence under his plea deal. >>> a local undocumented immigrant who says he was scammed out of winning the lottery ticket or a winning lottery ticket is now being held by immigration officials. ramone ortiz hit the lottery in maryland two years ago. because he doesn't have a social security number he asked a co-worker to claim the $450,000 payout. he claims that that co-worker kept the money. ortiz is now suing for fraud. his attorney says the fraud case will still move forward while ortiz's fate is being decided. >> his wife is listed as a party in the lawsuit and she is still here so that's how the case can go forward. >> you covered the story. >> we'll see what happens with them. >>> what's happening with the weather? >> everything is coming up roses today. fall roses. mums. i don't know. beautiful weather outside today. doing a little late fall gardening, early fall gardening, whatever the season is we'll talk about your weekend forecast and [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
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